New Living Translation
LORD, you are mine! I promise to obey your words!
King James Bible
CHETH. Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.
Darby Bible Translation
CHETH. My portion, O Jehovah, I have said, is to keep thy words.
World English Bible
Yahweh is my portion. I promised to obey your words.
Young's Literal Translation
Cheth. My portion is Jehovah; I have said -- to keep Thy words,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
119:57 Said - I have professed and owned it.
LibraryInward Witness to the Truth of the Gospel.
"I have more understanding than my teachers, for Thy testimonies are my study; I am wiser than the aged, because I keep Thy commandments."--Psalm cxix. 99, 100. In these words the Psalmist declares, that in consequence of having obeyed God's commandments he had obtained more wisdom and understanding than those who had first enlightened his ignorance, and were once more enlightened than he. As if he said, "When I was a child, I was instructed in religious knowledge by kind and pious friends, who …
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The Levites obeyed your word and guarded your covenant. They were more loyal to you than to their own parents. They ignored their relatives and did not acknowledge their own children.
LORD, you alone are my inheritance, my cup of blessing. You guard all that is mine.
But the God of Israel is no idol! He is the Creator of everything that exists, including Israel, his own special possession. The LORD of Heaven's Armies is his name!
I say to myself, "The LORD is my inheritance; therefore, I will hope in him!"
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